Thursday, February 17, 2011

Come one, come all

Eddie Martinez expands an ever-widening visual vocabulary, one that does not translate to mere language; they are the stuff of dreams. All boldly conceived in thick clots of pigment— these hieroglyphs and barely delineated figuration teeter on the edge of decipherability. Martinez’s work was recently seen in “New York Minute” at MACRO, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome and has been included in shows at Blum & Poe, Deitch Projects, Peres Projects, Alexander & Bonin, and the Deste Foundation, among many others. Interview Magazine named Martinez one of 2009’s top fifteen young artists. He exhibits with ZieherSmith Gallery in New York, NY. Martinez was born in 1977 in Groton, Connecticut and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. To see more of Martinez' work, go to

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